Excerpt: This reinvented action game expands the original Nintendo 64 version with optional gyroscopic controls, thrilling action, and a unique multiplayer mode featuring live video and picture feeds from participating players. The Hype Fox McCloud is Back in a Re-mastered Nintendo Classic.
Pros: Multiplayer mode with one game card, fast paced aerial battles, medium to high challenge level, solid control schemes and response, colorful environments, helpful colored visual cues, immense unlockables and secrets
Cons: missing online leader boards, only one save file
Cartoonish space shooter a faithful remake of N64 classic.
Common Sense Media
10 October 2011
Summary: Parents need to know that Star Fox 64 3D is a short and simple space fighter with little in the way of iffy content, save its cartoonish ship-to-ship combat. Players pilot spacecraft (and occasionally other vehicles, such as a hover tank) in an effort to defeat an evil force invading a peaceful star...
Conclusion: If love space combat games and have never played the original Nintendo 64 version, you will want to pick this up. Gamers who played it many times in the past may find the price tag high at $40 for just upgraded graphics and the ability to play 3DS multiplayer with just one cart.
Summary: Star Fox 64 3D is largely the same game as the Nintendo 64 classic it is based on, complete with all of the stages, gameplay, and even the original voice actors still intact. For veterans looking for a dolled up version to take on the go, this is a perfect addition to their library and it’s the...
Excerpt: The words ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œNintendoÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â� and ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œremakeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â� are becoming synonymous these days. It seems every time they announce a new game for the 3DS, it is bringing back a classic from the N64 days. The trend...
Pros: + New visual upgrades, + Plays fantastically, + Multiplayer is a blast, + Feels like it never left
Conclusion: There can be no doubting he pleasure in revisiting the wonders of gaming past, and Starfox 64 3D still stands today as a beacon of impeccable design, but at this present moment the 3DS’s balance seems too heavily skewed towards looking back, retromania over reinvention.
Summary: Star Fox 64 3D invites players to take on the role of legendary Fox McCloud as they lead a fearless squadron of fighters in fierce aerial combat to battle the evil forces of Andross and save the galaxy from destruction.
Excerpt: Full disclosure: I have to let you know that I played Star Fox 64 on a handheld fourteen years ago. I still remember it, that day in 1997. I came home from grade school to news that my brother had bought a new Nintendo 64 game, which was big news in and of itself because that system had game...